When well-meaning people care about the facts but journalists don’t

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When well-meaning people care about the facts but journalists don’t

Posted: 26 Mar 2014 02:36 PM PDT

…Anyone reading that would never know Islamic Jihad shoots rockets indiscriminately at Israeli towns (a bona fide war crime); they’d think Gazan terrorists, just like Israelis, carefully aim their fire to avoid civilian casualties. They’d also never know that this indiscriminate rocket fire causes so few casualties only because, as a new study shows, massive civil defense measures–even playground equipment in the border town of Sderot is designed to double as bomb shelters–have reduced Israeli fatalities by a whopping 86 percent.

Evelyn Gordon..
Commentary Magazine..
26 March ’14..

As Jonathan Tobin noted yesterday, facts are irrelevant to the diehard anti-Israel crowd; nothing will change their views. But since they remain a minority (at least in America), I’m far more worried about the many well-meaning people who do care about the facts, but…

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Author: a12iggymom

Conservative - Christian - Patriot

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